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[texts]Hdhihi rislat al-kalim al-thamn - Maraf, usayn
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Keywords: Social mobility
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[texts]Notes for a theory of labor market stratification - Piore, Michael J
Bibliography: leaves [41-43]
Keywords: Labor supply; Social mobility
Downloads: 200
[texts]Zhongguo wen ti zhi hui gu yu zhan wan - Tao Xisheng, 1893-
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Keywords: China; China; Social mobility
Downloads: 117
[audio]The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
LibriVox recording of The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. Read by Elizabeth Klett. The House of Mirth (1905), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society. It is one of the first novels of manners in American literature, and one of the first to openly explore how American Victorian society offered little social mobility for women...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; social mobility; manners
Downloads: 75,192
[audio]Education Forum Podcast No. 23 Should England's Schools Become 'Engines of Social Mobility'?
Education Forum Podcast No. 23 Should England's schools become 'engines of social mobility'? An IOI Education Forum / SCETT joint event The twenty-third EF podcast is available to download now. Listen to a debate over social mobility and education with: Christine Blower, general secretary, National Union of Teachers; Professor Stephen Gorard, director, College of Social Sciences Think Tank, University of Birmingham; Sian Humphreys, policy advisor, National Association of Headteachers; Sally Mill...
Keywords: education; schooling; social mobility; education policy; uk
Downloads: 22
[audio]The House of Mirth (Version 2) - Edith Wharton
LibriVox recording of The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton (second recording). Read by Bellona Times. Wharton's classic story of an aging (by Victorian-era standards) spinster socialite who would rather marry for money than for true love.(Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; social mobility; manners
Downloads: 11,268
[texts]20. Humanities Politics Of Science Education T. Geetha - T. GEETHA
The government of India weaved a policy frame over a period of time to inculcate the scientific culture in school education which were considered by various commissions and committees. Education and social mobility of the underprivileged groups are integrally related to the issues of social equality and equity. This study intended to explore the underlying dynamics of government school student’s science aspirations, carrier choice, their family background, access and its quality etc...
Keywords: Educational Policies; Equality; Equity; Science Education; Social Mobility
Downloads: 15
[texts]ERIC ED267128: Family Effects in Simple Models of Education, Occupational Status and Earnings: Findings from the Wisconsin and Kalamazoo Studies. CDE Working Paper 84-29. - ERIC
This study uses measurements of social background variables, mental ability, educational attainment, occupational status, and earnings among male, Wisconsin high school graduates and a random sample of their brothers to develop and interpret simple models of socioeconomic achievement. The study was designed to contribute to the data on the influence of education on social mobility. Maximum likelihood estimates for pooled samples of fraternal pairs from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study where both...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Family Influence; High Schools; Income; Males; Outcomes of Education; Siblings; Social Mobility; Socioeconomic Status
[texts]Sociological study of the mobility of high school graduates of a small northeastern Kansas community 1935 to 1955 - Taylor, Lloyd Andrew.
This volume was digitized and made accessible online due to deterioration of the original print copy.
Keywords: Social mobility--Kansas--White Cloud; Rural-urban migration--Kansas; White Cloud (Kan.)
Downloads: 69
[texts]ERIC ED282972: The Double-Edged Sword of Equal Educational Opportunity. - ERIC
This paper argues that the ideology of equal opportunity is simultaneously a message of hope and despair, that equal opportunity is a double-edged sword both empirically and normatively. The essay is organized in three sections. The first outlines the growing role played by equal opportunity in American history, thought, and practice, and indicates the time when five different problems associated with equal opportunity first surfaced...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Education; Blacks; Equal Opportunities (Jobs); Ethnic Groups; Ideology; Racial Relations; Social Mobility; Social Values; United States History
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED282337: Schooling for Social Order: Democracy, Equality and Social Mobility in Education. Sociology of the School. - ERIC
This monograph examines fundamental themes of equality and democracy prominent in Australian educational discourse and reform efforts during the past century, particularly since World War II. The first section argues that these ideals, while representing positive and progressive intentions, have not contributed to social justice but have led to educational outcomes inconsistent with democratic principles...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Democracy; Educational Change; Elementary Secondary Education; Equal Education; Outcomes of Education; Social Discrimination; Social Mobility; Socialization; Working Class
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED368400: Jordan and Lange: The California Junior College as Protector of Teaching. Working Papers in Education ED-94-1. - ERIC
A group of contemporary historians has recently accused community and junior colleges of not offering the American masses new opportunities of upward social mobility, but instead of serving to divert them away from four-year colleges and universities. In particular, historians have taken issue with the efforts of David Jordan, of Stanford University, and Alexis Lange, of the University of California, who allegedly were skeptical of the intellectual capabilities of the masses and advocated the es...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational History; Educational Objectives; Educational Quality; Educational Theories; Foundations of Education; Social Mobility; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 6
[audio]Traffic: How We Get From Here to There - BackStory with the American History Guys
America's story is one of migration and expansion. In this hour, we explore the history of America's highways and byways. We hear from Gridlock Sam, who fights traffic for a living, and Peter Norton, who takes us back to the dawn of the motor age. Then we travel through America's canalways with batteau reenactors and John Larson, a scholar who explains the delicate issue of who foots the bill for internal improvements...
Keywords: automobile; batteau festival; canals; eerie canal; internal improvements; jim crow; migration; NAACP; racism; railroad; recession; social mobility; traffic; transportation; transportation infrastructure; vacation
Downloads: 32
[texts]ERIC ED373350: The Making of Working-Class Academics: "This Fine Place So Far from Home." - ERIC
For two working-class academics/editors, the book they co-edited, "This Fine Place So Far from Home: Voices of Academics from the Working Class," is a working-class book masquerading as a traditional scholarly work. Over 100 submissions were received for the collection, and most were autobiographical and did not resemble scholarly essays at all. It was apparent, however, that the contributors did not want to write yet another theoretical, critical, analytical essay...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Academic Discourse; Autobiographies; College Faculty; Cultural Background; Essays; Higher Education; Language Role; Personal Narratives; Scholarly Writing; Social Attitudes; Social Mobility; Working Class
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED257901: Puerto Rican Families in New York City: Intergenerational Processes. - ERIC
This study examined the lives of 100 intergenerationally linked Puerto Rican families living in New York City. Each family consisted of two generations: the mothers and fathers in the parent generation and their married child and spouse in the child generation. Subjects investigated included the experiences of the migrant parent generation in their island home, their migration and settlement in New York City, and the experiences of their children, raised in the United States...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Attainment; Ethnicity; Family Mobility; Family Relationship; Family Structure; Migrants; Migration Patterns; Parent Child Relationship; Puerto Ricans; Social Mobility; Socialization; Socioeconomic Status; Spouses
[texts]ERIC ED263609: "Megatrends" and Knowledge Gaps: Future Predictions. - ERIC
The distribution of knowledge in society tends to parallel the distribution of other social and economic resources. Currently four major socioeconomic trends point not only to widened knowledge gaps in the future but also to greater divisions between higher and lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups. First, a long-term trend toward a more educated population appears to be reversing, as evidence suggests a decline in the availability and quality of education opportunities...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Comparative Analysis; Economic Opportunities; Employment Opportunities; Futures (of Society); Information Dissemination; Knowledge Level; Mass Media; Social Influences; Social Mobility; Social Stratification; Sociocultural Patterns; Socioeconomic Status
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED281948: Black Students' School Success: Coping with the "Burden of 'Acting White.'" - ERIC
Black adolescents have learned a well-defined fear of "acting white": a fear of excelling in academic arenas which traditionally have been defined as the prerogative of white Americans. The focus of this analysis is the resulting conflict experienced by academically successful and unsuccessful black students in one predominantly black high school in Washington, D.C. The basic premise is that black students experience inordinate ambivalence and affective dissonance around the issue of academic ex...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Adolescents; Black Achievement; Black Community; Black Students; Coping; Ethnicity; High School Students; High Schools; Kinship; Racial Attitudes; Social Mobility; Social Structure; Urban Schools
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED347344: Overeducation: Job Satisfaction. - ERIC
The relationship between education and the economy is explained by opposing theories--functionalism and conflict. A way of assessing functionalism and conflict theory is to see if increasing educational attainment increases social equality. Higher educational attainment has occurred but has not led to an equal distribution of income. The extent of overeducation, workers with education in excess of job requirements, is a means of evaluating whether occupations are being upgraded at the same rate ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Blacks; College Graduates; Education Work Relationship; Educational Status Comparison; Females; High School Graduates; Higher Education; Industrial Psychology; Job Satisfaction; Males; Occupational Mobility; Social Mobility; Underemployment
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[texts]ERIC ED320788: Schooling and Social Achievement. - ERIC
Until the 1960s schooling in Korea was looked upon quite favorably as a means of achieving equal social and economic opportunities. In the 1970s, however, many began to raise the question of whether the expansion of educational opportunities really did reduce social inequalities. This report discusses research that analyzes available evidence about the link between educational attainment and social stratification...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Economic Impact; Education Work Relationship; Educational Benefits; Educational Opportunities; Educational Policy; Educational Research; Foreign Countries; Social Class; Social Differences; Social Mobility; Socioeconomic Status
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED320747: Hispanic Businesses in Tucson since 1854. Working Paper Series No. 14. - ERIC
Hispanic business ownership has existed in Tucson, Arizona since before 1854, when legislation allowed the federal government to acquire the city and surrounding territory. Ranching and agriculture were primary sources of income for early Hispanic settlers but they also were able to diversify into other economic sectors. As Hispanics became integrated into American society, minority business ownership patterns changed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business; Employment Patterns; Entrepreneurship; Ethnic Studies; Hispanic Americans; Local History; Mexican Americans; Occupational Mobility; Ownership; Social History; Social Mobility; Sociocultural Patterns
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[texts]ERIC ED245009: Tales Out of School: Reports of East European Jewish Immigrants in New York City Schools, 1893-1917. - ERIC
The public schools responsible for educating hundreds of thousands of East European Jewish immigrant children in New York City between 1893 and 1917 had three major goals: scholastic preparation, especially literacy in English, acculturation, and socioeconomic stratification. According to information obtained from interviews of students and teachers who were in the schools before 1917 (all of whom remembered their experiences with fondness and pride), the schools were enormously successful in ac...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Acculturation; Elementary Secondary Education; Immigrants; Interviews; Jews; Public Schools; Religious Cultural Groups; School Role; Social Mobility; Social Stratification; United States History
[texts]ERIC ED234108: Comparative Social Mobility Revisited: Models of Convergence and Divergence in 16 Countries. - ERIC
Reanalysis of a standard set of data for 16 nations has brought new insights into the leading issues of comparative social mobility. The reanalysis provides considerable support for the Featherman-Jones-Hauser hypothesis, which claims that there is convergence in mobility processes once conditions of occupational supply and demand are controlled. The hypothesis is modified, however, in two respects: First, it is qualified by the suggestion that uniformity in mobility regimes is not limited to hi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Blue Collar Occupations; Comparative Analysis; Employment Patterns; Farm Occupations; Foreign Countries; Mathematical Models; Occupational Mobility; Predictor Variables; Research Methodology; Social Mobility; Social Stratification; White Collar Occupations
[texts]ERIC ED226076: And Yet They Come: Portuguese Immigration from the Azores to the United States. - ERIC
This book is about the Portuguese who immigrated from the Azores Islands to the United States during the years 1800-1870, 1870-1920, and 1957-1982. The earliest Portuguese immigrants were employed in the whaling industry, and settled in New England and California. Another major concentration can be found in the Hawaiian Islands, where they were originally employed as contract agricultural workers. The first chapter of the book describes how whaling helped the Portuguese to reach America...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acculturation; Agricultural Occupations; Cultural Background; Economic Opportunities; Ethnic Discrimination; Ethnic Stereotypes; Fisheries; Foreign Countries; Immigrants; Portuguese Americans; Rural to Urban Migration; Social Mobility
[texts]ERIC ED370131: Gender, Ethnicity, Class and the Development of High Literacy among Dominican Americans. - ERIC
A study of 16 Dominican American professors who teach in the humanities and social sciences examined the manner in which cultural legacies affected their attainment to "high literacy." Does the acquisition of a prestigious degree transform a person's life? Does it lead to social mobility, liberalism, activism, liberation? Results fall under four headings, "The Legacy of Dominican Culture,""Adjusting to American Society,""The Emigrating Experience," and "The Influence of Family and Professors." F...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Doctoral Degrees; Dominicans; Ethnic Relations; Ethnicity; High Achievement; Higher Education; Hispanic Americans; Immigrants; Literacy; Sex Differences; Social Mobility; Social Status
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[texts]ERIC ED375526: Ritual Reaffirmation of Individualism in High School Assemblies. - ERIC
By looking at three high school assemblies, this paper addresses the resolution of a tension generated by the interplay of the American egalitarian belief in the right of all persons to equal educational opportunities and the potentially countervailing belief in individualism and individual achievement. That is, while American society espouses a belief in the right of every citizen to equal educational opportunity, there are vast discrepancies in the educational outcomes experienced by its citiz...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Access to Education; Assembly Programs; Beliefs; Cultural Images; Democratic Values; Educational Opportunities; Ethnography; High Schools; Ideology; Individual Power; Mythology; Social Mobility; Socialization
Downloads: 9
[texts]ERIC ED219352: Teaching Guide for Hungarian Curriculum Kits. Educational Curriculum Kit 10. - ERIC
This teacher's guide accompanies nine other kits that describe the Hungarian American experience in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania. Activities are suggested that can be used at different educational levels and in various subject areas. The approach focuses on the experience of Hungarians to illustrate key concepts related to immigration and ethnicity. Class activities are outlined for five educational kits dealing with: (1) children's Hungarian heritage; (2) Hungarian immigrants in the Pitt...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acculturation; Biographies; Church Role; Class Activities; Cultural Awareness; Cultural Traits; Elementary Secondary Education; Ethnic Groups; Ethnicity; Folk Culture; Hungarian; Immigrants; Interdisciplinary Approach; Migration; Social Mobility
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED229881: Social Mobility and Public Sector Employment. - ERIC
Although the government's role as provider of social services and guardian of individual rights has had little effect on the economic position of women and minorities, as an employer it has greatly improved their welfare in terms of job opportunities and earnings. U.S. census data from 1960 to 1980 show that the public sector currently employs one-sixth of the labor force and has generated a quarter of all new jobs in those years...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Graduates; Employed Women; Employment Opportunities; Employment Patterns; Employment Statistics; Equal Opportunities (Jobs); Government Employees; Income; Labor Market; Minority Groups; Social Mobility; Tables (Data)
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED268783: White Students' Judgments of Education and Social Mobility of Black English Speakers. - ERIC
The study described here concerned the perceptions of White college students in a college of education about the educational, professional, and social status of speakers of Black English. The subjects were 46 students in two undergraduate classes in communication disorders. Each class was presented with a different recording of a passage about a grandfather, one version spoken in Black English and the other spoken in standard English...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Dialects; Black Stereotypes; College Students; Education Majors; Educational Attainment; Higher Education; Language Attitudes; Language Variation; Racial Bias; Social Bias; Social Mobility; Student Attitudes; Teacher Education; White Students
[texts]ERIC ED355191: Between Rocks and Hard Places: Teacher Competency Testing and the Makeup of the Teaching Force. - ERIC
Like many states, California has included a literacy screen, the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST), in the requirements that aspiring teachers must meet. In a state where demographic data indicate an increasing ethnic diversity among elementary and secondary student populations and an imminent teacher shortage that will be especially acute for ethnic minorities, the potential impact of a test such as the CBEST is very important...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Access to Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Equal Education; Ethnic Distribution; Higher Education; Hispanic Americans; Population Growth; Population Trends; Preservice Teacher Education; School Demography; Social Mobility; Standardized Tests; Teacher Shortage; Teaching (Occupation); Test Bias
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED285429: The University as an Investment Strategy: Social Structuring or Managing Mobility? - ERIC
The relationship between education, social class, and upward mobility is examined, along with mechanisms inherent in keeping the status quo in education. The relationship between the student and the university is also explored. Although college is often seen as a mechanism of upward mobility, particularly among the poor and minorities, colleges may serve to solidify social classes and social stratification...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Attendance; Cultural Influences; Culture Fair Tests; Educational Sociology; Educational Testing; Educationally Disadvantaged; Higher Education; Social Class; Social Mobility; Social Stratification; Sociocultural Patterns; Socioeconomic Status; Student Placement
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED326363: Beyond High School: The Experience of Rural and Urban Youth in the 1980s. Staff Working Papers. - ERIC
The deterioration of industries in rural America in the 1980s has placed rural youth in a difficult situation. Those who remain in rural areas face a scarcity of good jobs, while those who leave face competition for employment against better-educated metropolitan youth. A study was conducted to: (1) examine the educational experiences of both metro and nonmetro youth by their senior year in 1980; (2) analyze what had happened to these same seniors six years later in terms of education, income, a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; College Attendance; Followup Studies; High School Seniors; High Schools; Outcomes of Education; Rural Areas; Rural Population; Rural Urban Differences; Rural Youth; Social Mobility; Student Characteristics; Student Development
Downloads: 1
[audio]"Aliens" in America - BackStory with the American History Guys
In a country populated by immigrants, why are Americans so wary of newcomers? What's the difference between the nativism of the early Republic and and the anti-immigrant sentiment on talk radio today? How do we draw the line between "us" and "them?" Historian Mae Ngai explains that the door slammed shut in the the 1920s. Frank Morris of the Center for Immigration Studies discusses historic tensions between immigrant laborers and African-Americans...
Keywords: 14th amendment; african american history; alien and sedition act; asian-americans; chinese exclusion act; citizenship; economic history; employment; great migration; illegal aliens; immigration; know nothing party; nativism; naturalization; population growth; racism; social mobility; xenophobia
Downloads: 149
[texts]ERIC ED235434: The Influence of Sex Roles on the Life Plans of Low-SES Adolescents. - ERIC
Previous research has shown that future roles and plans are affected by race, sex, and socioeconomic status (SES). However, almost all studies have focused on isolated aspects of socialization, such as the occupational plans of white males and the family plans of white females. To investigate the impact of social class, sex-role attitudes, and social-psychological variables on the future plans of low SES and minority male and female adolescents, structured interviews were held over a 3 year peri...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Black Youth; Disadvantaged Youth; Family Role; Family (Sociological Unit); Intervention; Mexican Americans; Minority Groups; Occupational Aspiration; Racial Differences; Role Models; Secondary Education; Sex Differences; Sex Role; Social Mobility; Social Psychology; Sociocultural Patterns; Socioeconomic Status; Whites
[texts]ERIC ED369862: The Mobility Strategies of Successful Hispanic High School Students. - ERIC
This study examined how successful Hispanic American high school students have managed their upward mobility, specifically the decision to work hard and get to college. The sample consisted of 115 participants at the annual Hispanic Youth Conference in Sacramento (California). Why the students decided on college, how they planned to get there, and the strategies they pursued to deal with peers and school to achieve success were studied...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Academic Aspiration; Classification; Educational Mobility; High School Students; High Schools; Hispanic American Students; Hispanic Americans; Immigrants; Learning Strategies; Mentors; Outcomes of Education; Parent Child Relationship; Peer Relationship; Social Mobility
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED221442: The Education of French Schoolgirls: Pedagogical Prescriptions and Social and Economic Realities during the Third Republic. Working Paper. - ERIC
A survey of textbooks used in French elementary schools during the Third Republic illustrates that period's attitudes toward female roles, social class, and religious differences. A sample of 126 public school books and 43 Catholic textbooks reveals that young students were presented the ideal of a woman content to remain inside an orderly household, devoting herself to husband and children. A wife contributed to the social order by keeping her husband happy at home, spending his money wisely, a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Catholic Schools; Comparative Education; Content Analysis; Educational History; Educational Mobility; Educational Practices; Elementary Education; Females; Males; Public Schools; Sex Role; Social Attitudes; Social Mobility; Textbook Content; Textbook Research
[texts]ERIC ED364632: The Urban Landscape: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Teacher's Resource Guide. - ERIC
This report is a curriculum development project of the Connecticut Academy for English, Geography, and History, representing the creative work of the teachers who participated in the Academy's summer institute in July 1993 at the University of Connecticut (Storrs). This resource guide for teachers concentrates mainly, but not exclusively, on the metropolitan United States. Various subjects, such as race, class, ethnicity, social mobility, and technology, are investigated in connection with the c...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum Development; Elementary Secondary Education; English; Ethnic Groups; Geography; History; Interdisciplinary Approach; Literature; Racial Differences; Resource Materials; Social Mobility; Teacher Developed Materials; Teaching Guides; Urban Areas; Urban Schools; Urban Studies; Writing Skills
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED360423: A Wake-Up Call for Middle-Class Black America. - ERIC
Many have regarded the recent civil disturbances in Los Angeles (California) as a wake-up call, a warning that the deterioration of America's cities, education systems, and public services, and the continuing decline of the underclass may result in a race war that could destroy society. The wake-up call is directed primarily at middle-class black America, specifically at females, because African American women constitute 52 percent of the black adult population and far outnumber black men in adm...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Community; Black Culture; Black Education; Black Family; Community Colleges; Disadvantaged Youth; Educational Responsibility; Females; Higher Education; Inner City; Middle Class; Parent Influence; Parent Participation; Parent Responsibility; Social Differences; Social Mobility; Urban Problems; Violence
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED214896: Limiting Opportunity: Student Race and Curricular Differences in Secondary Vocational Education. A Study of Schooling in the United States. Technical Report Series, No. 28. - ERIC
The relationship between secondary school students' socioeconomic status and ethnicity and their participation in vocational education programs was examined. Analysis of data from 25 secondary schools focused on three questions concerning: (1) the emphasis on vocational programs in non-white, ethnically or racially mixed, and white secondary schools; (2) percentage of non-white students in vocational education courses; and (3) the substance of vocational programs at non-white, mixed, and white s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Career Choice; Career Development; Career Guidance; Course Content; Employment Level; Equal Opportunities (Jobs); Minority Groups; Secondary Education; Secondary School Students; Social Mobility; Socioeconomic Status; Student Characteristics; Student Placement; Vocational Education
[texts]Mansfield Park - Austen, Jane
A young girl from a poor family gets sent to live with rich relations at their estate, Mansfield Park. She is treated abhorrently but she finds solace in her only friend, Edmund, who she grows to love. However, when Henry Crawford and his sister Mary move into the neighborhood, the siblings create a series of moral and ethical dilemmas that will test the very nature of their familial relationship. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Keywords: LIT; LIT.US; Man vs. Society; Social mobility--England--History--19th century; Marriage--Fiction; Regency fiction; Protofeminism--19th century; Young women--Fiction; Country homes--Fiction; Adoptees--Fiction; Cousins--Fiction; England--Fiction; Uncles--Fiction; Domestic fiction
Downloads: 150
[texts]ERIC ED341426: Eyes on the Prize: Students of Color and the Bachelor's Degree. - ERIC
Arguing that the community college is a critical institution for students of color, representing hope, opportunity, and often a last chance to succeed, this essay poses and responds to a number of questions concerning the community college's role in promoting minority transfer. First, the essay summarizes the positions of policymakers, university-based researchers, and community college leaders regarding the colleges' effectiveness/ineffectiveness in fulfilling the transfer function...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Associate Degrees; Bachelors Degrees; College Role; College Transfer Students; Community Colleges; Educational Mobility; Educational Status Comparison; Higher Education; Minority Groups; Social Mobility; Socioeconomic Status; Two Year Colleges
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED230475: Different People: Studies in Ethnicity and Education. - ERIC
Originally presented as lectures at Georgia State University in 1982, these three papers address the themes of multiethnic societies in the United States and Great Britain. In the first paper "Identity, Conflict, and Survival Mechanisms for Asian Americans," the author discusses how the observable patterns of mobility through education and community development are consequences of meaningful action and interaction among millions of Asian Americans over time...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acculturation; Asian Americans; Comparative Education; Cubans; Cultural Differences; Cultural Pluralism; Educational Mobility; Educational Policy; Ethnic Groups; Ethnic Studies; Ethnicity; Group Unity; Hispanic Americans; Immigrants; Multicultural Education; Occupational Mobility; Public Policy; Racial Bias; Racial Relations; Refugees; Social Integration; Social Mobility; Subcultures
[texts]ERIC ED211644: The Education of Asian-American and Pacific-American Children and Youth. ERIC/CUE Urban Diversity Series, Number 76. - ERIC
This collection of essays examines the issues which affect the educational, social, and economic status of Asian Americans and Pacific Americans. The first paper by Florence Yoshiwara discusses the historical experiences and demographic characteristics of Japanese Americans, economic and educational stereotypes, and various multicultural and area studies programs. A concluding section suggests the need for bilingual/bicultural programs and discusses Asian American studies programs at the seconda...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Asian Americans; Chinese Americans; Economic Factors; Educational Opportunities; Educational Status Comparison; Elementary Secondary Education; Filipino Americans; Hawaiians; Higher Education; Indochinese; Japanese Americans; Korean Americans; Minority Groups; Multicultural Education; Needs Assessment; Racial Bias; Social Indicators; Social Mobility; Socioeconomic Status; Stereotypes; United States History
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